Greg Shaw; Vehicular Transport Safety for the Child With Disabilities. Am J Occup Ther 1987;41(1):35-42. doi: 10.5014/ajot.41.1.35.
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This article reviews transport safety for the child with disabilities in vans, school buses, and automobiles. Because very little research has been done in this area, information about safety for children with disabilities has been extrapolated from information based on the nondisabled population. Commercially available car seats and harnesses, most of which are designed for the nondisabled child, can provide a high level of crash protection. Several available restraint systems are recommended.
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